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'Hunger Games' Author Suzanne Collins Loves The Movie: Jennifer Lawrence Is 'Extraordinary'

Fri, March 2, 2012 1:52pm EDT by 6 Comments

Suzanne’s review says the movie will give the audience more information about the games than the books do! We’re so excited!

Good news, Tributes! The Hunger Games movie has received the seal of approval from the book’s author, Suzanne Collins — and we couldn’t be more excited!

Here is what she had to say about film:

Dear Readers,
I’ve just had the opportunity to see the finished film of The Hunger Games. I’m really happy with how it turned out. I feel like the book and the film are individual yet complementary pieces that enhance one another. The film opens up the world beyond Katniss’ point of view, allowing the audience access to the happenings of places… like the Hunger Games control room and President Snow’s rose garden, thereby adding a new dimension to the story.
Director Gary Ross has created an adaptation that is faithful in both narrative and theme, but he’s also brought a rich and powerful vision of Panem, its brutality and excesses, to the film as well. His world building’s fantastic, whether it be the Seam or the Capitol. It’s amazing to see things that are suggested in the book fully developed and so brilliantly realized through the artistry of the designers.
And, my God, the actors. The cast, led by the extraordinary Jennifer Lawrence, is absolutely wonderful across the board. It’s such a pleasure to see how they’ve embodied the characters and brought them to life.
So I’d like to sincerely thank all the many people who devoted their time and talents to the film, especially producers Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik, and the excellent teams at Color Force, Larger Than Life, and Lionsgate.
I hope you enjoy the film!
Suzanne Collins

We love how she seems so wowed by the cast! I’ve got a feeling this is going to be the best movie of 2012.

What do you think, HollywoodLifers? Are you super excited for The Hunger Games or what?

— Nicole Karlis

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